• Employer: Reading Borough Council
  • Reference: RBC/21/147373
  • Published: Thu 01/04/2021, 15:04 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 25/04/2021, 15:04 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: 19,000-21,000
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Reading, Berkshire

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Full Time – 37 hours

RG3, SCP 5 – 11, gateway at 9

£19,312- £21,748

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About us

Rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted, Kennet Day Nursery is a well-established work place day nursery for Reading Borough Council employees situated in the Civic offices. 


About the role

We are looking to recruit a permanent posts for the Nursery. You should be committed to delivering high quality care to our children and families.


About you

  • You will need to have a warm and caring attitude.
  • You should be creative, dynamic and a good communicator with a flexible approach to your work.
  • Applicants should have experience of working with children and must hold a relevant Level 2/3 qualification in early years or childcare.
  • The ideal candidate will have a good working knowledge of the EYFS and demonstrates a commitment to safeguarding and providing childcare in a non-discriminatory and inclusive manner.


Our offer

We offer a supportive environment to grow and develop your career with the opportunity to put your ideas across. Innovation and ambition is strongly encouraged, and you’ll get a great feel for that working in our friendly and collaborative environment.

  • A competitive salary alongside a range of benefits including;
  • Generous holiday entitlement - 24 days holiday each year plus bank holidays - rising to 32 days after 10 years' service, with the option to buy additional leave
  • A wide range of flexible working opportunities
  • Modern working environment at the Civic Offices in the heart of Reading
  • Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)
  • Life Assurance - three times your annual salary (for members of the LGPS)
  • On-site day nursery (Kennet Day nursery) rated outstanding by Ofsted
  • Season Ticket Loan - a loan to help with the cost of your rail or bus journey, to and from work
  • Lease car salary sacrifice scheme allowing you to lease a brand new, greener car for three years.

For further information, or to arrange a visit to the nursery, please contact us on 0118 937 2509.

Closing Date: 25th April

Interviews: w/c 26th April

Please note that the closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Reading Borough Council is a Disability Confident Employer and is committed to the recruitment and continued employment of people with disabilities.


How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided.


Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.

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